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Tesoro Vaquero Metal Detectors         SAVE NOW!!!

Tesoro's new RSD coils are lightweight, are much less affected by ground effects and provide better coverage and depth/sensitivity balance.

The 11” x 8” coil uses wide scan technology to provide tip-to-tip sensitivity. A wider detecting sweep means
less time over unproductive ground and more time finding the goodies you want.
The wide scan design resists changes in mineralization.
All Tesoro search coils are waterproof.

Tesoro Vaquero metal detector w/ 9 x 8" Coil
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retail: $525.00
internet price $446.25
Qty: our price: $399.00

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ALL BLACK Tesoro Vaquero metal detector w/ 11 x 8"
RSD widescan coil
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retail: $535.00
internet price $454.75
Qty: our price: $ 409.00

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Tesoro Vaquero Metal Detector

Vaquero Logo

Vaquero Face Plate


Operating frequency........
14.3 kHz, 14.5 kHz, 14.7 kHz
Searchcoil type...............
Monolithic (carbon fiber)
Searchcoil Size................
9 x 8
Cable length....................
Approx. 3'
Audio frequency..............
Approx. 293 Hz or VCO
Audio output....................
1½" speaker and headphone jack
Headphone compatibility..
¼" stereo plug
Weight (may vary slightly)..
2.2 lbs
Battery requirement.....
One 9 volt DC (alkaline)
Battery life (typical)........
10 to 20 hours
Optimum temp. range...
30° to 100° F
Optimum humidity ........
0 to 75% R.H.
Operating modes..........
Threshold-based All Metal
Silent Search Discriminate

During the design phase of the Vaquero (pronounced va-care-oh), we knew that it was going to be a very hard working detector. It is designed as an all-around detector, able to do just about everything that any detectorist could want to do. Vaquero is the Spanish word for cowboy. When we think of hard work and the ability to take on any kind of tough job, we think of the cowboys of the old west.

The main part of the Vaquero’s versatility is its three and three-quarters manually adjusted ground balance. This will give the detectorist the power to set up his machine to best suit the mineralization conditions that he is working in and his personal treasure hunting style. The Vaquero adds an ED180 discrimination feature to filter the trash from the treasure and a Push Button Pinpoint that makes digging up the goodies that much easier. The discriminate knob is also used to switch into a threshold-based All Metal Mode.


  • MicroMAX design
  • VLF 14 kHz frequency
  • One drop-in 9V battery
  • Variable threshold
  • 3 3/4 Turn external ground balance
  • Ultra-lightweight design
  • 9x8 Monolithic coil
  • 3-Piece knockdown pole

Tesoro Vaquero Metal Detector

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